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  • WSO June 2019 Newsletter

    The June 2019 edition of the WSO Newsletter is now online, please click WSO June 2019 Newsletterto view it.
  • WSO Strategy Meeting 2019

    WSO Strategy Meeting, May 2019  On May 20th – May 21st, 2019, on the eve of ESOC’19, WSO leadership, WSO Executive Committee and the co-chairs of the WSO Committees gathered in Milan to discuss the strategy of the World Stroke Organization until the end of 2022. The overall aim of the meeting was to consider WSO’s plans for impact and organizational development for the next four years. The new WSO Strategy will be presented to the WSO Executive Committee and the WSO Board in the Autumn of 2019. You can find the World Stroke Organization Strategy 2016-2020 by visiting the WSO website.    
  • IJS: Call for Editor-in-Chief

    International Journal of Stroke: Call for Editor-in-Chief  18.03.2019   International Journal of Stroke is the official publication of the World Stroke Organization. It provides a significant contribution to the international stroke research community by concentrating on both the clinical aspects of stroke from around the world as well as basic science contributions in areas of clinical interest.    To see and download the full Call, please click here.  ____________________________________________________________________________________________
  • WSO Publishes Global Stroke Fact Sheet

    WSO Publishes Global Stroke Fact Sheet 26.02.2019 The World Stroke Organization is proud to share its most recent and much expected publication: the Global Stroke Fact Sheet.  The 10-page document overviews the best available scientific evidence to provide reliable and up to date data on stroke and its impact around the world. Using reliable and consistent stroke data to support stroke advocacy helps to build awareness of the scale of the disease and supports the call for urgent action at global, regional and national levels.  The values in the document have all been extracted from the most current Global Burden of Disease Stroke Statistics Worldwide for the year 2016. The present document and all its subsequent revisions are reviewed and approved by the WSO leadership.  We hope that Global Stroke Fact Sheet will be a valuable resource and a useful point of reference in your work, practice, and research.  We invite you to share the document with your colleagues, students and partners. Thank you for your continuous support for the work of WSO.  You can access and download the Global Stroke Fact Sheet here You can access and download the Infographic Global Stroke Impact here  ___________________________________________________________________________________________

wso play The World Stroke Academy (WSA) is a elearning portal for the World Stroke Organization (WSO). it provides stroke information on a dynamic, and award-winning online, elearning platform for healthcare professionals with an aim to alleviate the global burden of stroke through the education of stroke practitioners worldwide.
WSC-One-Voice-Logo resizedThe World Stroke Campaign works to raise awareness of stroke prevention, treatment and support. World Stroke Day on the 29th October provides a focal point for the campaign bringing together members, partners and stroke survivors to speak with one voice for stroke across the world

Vienna, Austria May 12-15, 2020
WSO is proud to jointly organise our 2020 conference with the European Stroke Organisation. ESO-WSO 2020 will offer you the best of both organisations: major clinical trials, state-of-the-art presentations by renowned clinicians and researchers, and updates on the latest guidelines. 
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The International Journal of Stroke (IJS) is the flagship publication of the World Stroke Organization (WSO) and publishes high quality research articles, reviews and clinical trial protocols from around the world. IJS is dedicated to building a global stroke community, making it a global voice for stroke research and an excellent platform for sharing international stroke research.


The World Stroke Organization is proud and happy to strenghten the partnership with the ANGELS Initiative with the launch of a WSO Angels Award.

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Cerebral microbleeds: beyond the microscope. Vincent Berezowski

Cerebral microbleeds: beyond the macroscope 

Deciphering the biological mechanisms leading to, or following microbleeds would enable us to address a key question: do microbleeds arise and impact the surrounding parenchyma like a miniature version of intracerebral haemorrhages or do they represent a different kind of injury? Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke spoke to Dr Vincent Berezowski from the Department of medical Pharmacology, Lille France, submitting author of the review article Cerebral microbleeds: beyond the macroscope whose group analysis supports the need for a convergent effort from clinicians and basic scientists to go beyond the current ‘macro’ view and disclose the cellular and molecular insights of cerebral haemorrhagic microlesions. 

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